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Riskiest Cities for Cyber Crime

Is your city more likely than others to fall prey to cyber crime? Symantec Corporation, one of the world’s largest makers of antivirus software, and the independent research firm Sperling’s BestPlaces, collaborated on a report that ranks the top 50 cities most at risk for cyber crime.

The rankings are based on a number of factors, including cyber crimes reported, level of Internet access, expenditures on computer hardware and software, wireless hotspots, broadband connectivity, Internet usage and online behavior such as purchases and banking.

Click ahead to see which cities are most at risk for cyber crime.

Produced by Tonya Alexander
Posted 03 May 2010

Source: Symantec Corp. and Sperling’s BestPlacesPhoto: Christine Balderas | Stock Exclusive | Getty Images